Tag: marie antoinette

Part I: A Corset, Of Course

In the land of lingerie, the bra reigns supreme in today’s day and age, but it’s not-to-be-forgotten cousin, the corset, has a much longer history with some shocking and often fun tidbits attached to it’s name. What you probably didn’t know (or maybe just never […]

News Flash: What Came First, the Bra or the Corset?

When you think about the history of bras and other undergarments, usually the mind imagines a Marie-Antoinette, corset-wearing character (it seems ancient enough). Looking at real ancient history we pretty much thought civilizations like the Egyptians, and later the Romans, ran around in almost nothing […]